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What plants are in Oregon?

Last Updated: 18th June, 2020

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This is a list of plants by common name that are native to the U.S. state of Oregon.
  • Adobe parsley.
  • Alaska blueberry.
  • American wild carrot.
  • Austin's popcornflower.
  • Awned melic.
  • Azalea.
  • Azure penstemon.
  • Baby blue eyes.

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Also, what type of plants grow in Oregon?

  • Red Alder (Alnus rubra)
  • Bigleaf Maple (Acer macrophyllum)
  • Cascara (Rhamnus purshiana)
  • Oregon white oak (Quercus garryana)
  • Pacific Dogwood (Cornus nuttallii)
  • Willamette Valley Ponderosa Pine (Pinus ponderosa)
  • Vine maple (Acer circinatum)
  • Pacific madrone (Arbutus menziesii)

Furthermore, what fruits are native to Oregon?

  • Salmonberries.
  • Wild Strawberries.
  • Red Elderberries.
  • Huckleberries.
  • Blueberries.
  • Blackberries.
  • Soapberries.
  • Thimbleberries.

Beside above, what is the most common tree in Oregon?

Trees You'll See in Oregon

  • The most common tree statewide is the Douglas fir, Oregon's state tree.
  • Other trees you'll find scattered across western Oregon include the red alder, hemlock, and bigleaf maple.
  • In eastern Oregon, you're more likely to see a ponderosa pine, lodgepole pine, western juniper,
  • or grand fir.

Are poppies native to Oregon?

California poppy, the state flower of California, is native to the Pacific slope of North America from Western Oregon to Baja California.

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